Camperdown and District Historical Society Inc. Preserving and promoting Camperdown & district history.

Heritage Centre Re-Closed "Due to the worrying surge in Coronavirus cases in nearby areas, we regretfully advise that the Camperdown Heritage Centre will be closed to the public until further notice. We will do our very best to meet your research and other enquiries via our website and email."

Our volunteers can assist with research requests on your behalf. Click on “Research Facilities” and fill in the relevant form. We will do our best to help.

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A Virtual Feast! music, dancing, concerts, in conversation with...

The Camperdown Robert Burns Festival launched its virtual festival on Saturday the 4th of July with ‘Live Concerts’ streaming on Facebook and Instagram along with new website content.

CDHS volunteers have provided their story of collaboration with the festival and lecture series previews come from Ruth Pullin, David Jellie & Andrew Lemon whose topics range from ‘von Guérard and the Scots of the Western District’, ‘The legacy of Camperdown district Scots and the Manifolds to Australian horse racing’ and ‘The legacy of Scottish Engineers, Telford and McAdam, to Australia’s roads’.

New content will be added – please subscribe. #Camperdownburnsfestival #RBSF2020
Website: https://camperdownburnsfestival.com.au/  
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RobertBurnsFestival/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/camperdownburnsfestival/?hl=en

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Please note  our Heritage Centre has re-closed due to the worrying surge in COVID-19 cases in nearby areas. 

Need research assistance? Click on “Research Facilities” and fill in the relevant form. We will do our best to help.

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Camperdown

Located in South West Victoria, Australia

Camperdown (pop. 3500)
is nestled in a picturesque volcanic landscape
and has many fine historic buildings.

The district has a fascinating history of
Aboriginal and European settlement.

Camperdown is famous for its Clock Tower
and beautiful Avenue of Elms.

Guided tours
 of our heritage centre,
historic Camperdown and district,
by arrangement.

To view historic photographs
of our district click here.

Activities (to be resumed when possible, as per health notices above).
Our Society members meet at least every second month at times and venues to best suit the occasion.

Our meetings feature some excellent guest speakers.

Regular field trips are held, sometimes to places rarely open to the general public.

Our Society also runs a ‘Heritage Centre’, featuring a museum and excellent research facilities.

Visitors are most welcome.

Events & Membership
To find out about coming events click here.
Interested in membership? For further information and membership application form click here.

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Events & Membership
To find out about coming events click here.
Interested in membership? For further information and membership application form click here.

To view the documents that are linked to this site you may need to install Adobe Reader PDF Reader – Free download.